College Recruiter

Kennedy King College
Oct 19, 2019
Institution Type
Community College
Duties and Responsibilities



The position is responsible for recruiting new students for City Colleges of Chicago (CCC).


  • Contacts and meets high school counselors and teachers to explain the benefits of a CCC education.
  • Participates in classroom visitations and other special events to explain CCC to potential students.
  • Provides information regarding admissions requirements and program benefits to prospective students and parents via phone, mail and personal visits; follow up with mail or phone call as appropriate.
  • Assists new students with the application process and explains career options.
  • Produces follow-up reports regarding activities and future recruiting plans.
  • Attends departmental and/or college meetings to maintain awareness of new educational areas that may be of interest to college recruits.
  • Works with colleagues to coordinate assigned activities with other programs, departments and outside agencies and organizations.
  • Provides multi-campus support during special events and tours.
  • Works with colleagues in the implementation of special projects.
  • May serve as consultant and resource to internal departments with recruitment training and new student enrollment process training via information sessions, committees and professional development opportunities.
  • May develop recruitment plan for academic programs; may promote and maintain awareness of other student services.
  • May coordinate education fairs at local businesses.
  • Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Guidance, Psychology or Marketing, supplemented by five (5) years of experience in marketing, college recruiting and/or promotion required. A combination of education and professional work experience may be considered at the discretion of management.
  • Ability to organize and implement detailed and complex projects.
  • Must be computer proficient with knowledge of a variety of software programs. Knowledge of curriculum program offerings and admissions policies.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and customer service skills required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for both one on one interaction and group presentations.
  • Ability to work independently under pressure.
  • Ability to work well as a team player. Ability to work well with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Must be self-directed and innovative, able to assess current operations in an effort to improve the future goals of the College.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Thank you for your interest in CCC. 

Job: Student Services
Primary Location: Kennedy King College
Job Posting: Oct 17, 2019, 3:48:32 PM

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